Immigration Detention

IMMIGRATION ABCs 

Immigrant Detention

Immigrant detention has greatly expanded since 2014.  A surge in unaccompanied minors during the Obama administration led to a policy of using detention, including family detention, as a way to deter people from coming to the US.  The majority of immigrant detention centers in the US are run by private, for-profit corporations such as Corrections Corporation of America and GEO Group.

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Writer, attorney, Lawprof Emerita from Northern Illinois University.
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